Blending indigenous knowledge, policy setting and decision-making for health care and welfare

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Ntambwe Malangu


This issue presents a collection of papers on health system issues and reflections of indigenous knowledge systems’ issues and challenges. Health systems issues include nutritional changes and stigmatisation of people with HIV in Botswana and their implications; consideration of evidence in the change of policy and management of malaria in Ethiopia; patient satisfaction evaluation, occupational health challenges in the meat industry, adolescents views about unplanned pregnancies, and the issues and outcomes about the 30-minute rule in the performance of emergency caesarean section for foetal distress, all in South Africa.

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